Tag Archives: players

  • The Journal of Steffanie Rivers: The NCAA Windfall

    Apr 8, 14 by riversteff Leave a comment


    *As I sit here watching the NCAA Championship basketball game I can’t help but think past the game itself and to all the money that has been made during this tournament season. From cities such as Dallas that brought in millions of dollars by hosting the Final Four to merchandisers and retail establishments that got […]

  • Charles Barkley Voted Best Announcer?

    Jun 1, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *The NBA is heating up right now during the playoffs for conference finals. But, while players are taking it to the hoop, they somehow found the time to vote. Not for Barack Obama, but their favorite announcer. Now announcers, as far as we know, usually call the game and give you the play by play […]

  • NBA Owners and Players Reach Tentative Deal: Christmas Day Opener Planned

    Nov 26, 11 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *(Via Yahoo News/AP) – After nearly two years of bickering, NBA players and owners are back on the same side. “We want to play basketball,” Commissioner David Stern said. Come Christmas Day, they should be. The sides reached a tentative agreement early Saturday to end the 149-day lockout and hope to begin the delayed season […]

  • Video: NBA Players Union Rejects latest Deal by Owners: Season in Doubt

    Nov 14, 11 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *”We’ve arrived at the conclusion that the collective bargaining process has broken down,” National Basketball Players Association/NBPA executive director Billy Hunter said. “The players feel they’re not prepared to accept any ultimatums.” The above statement says it all. The NBPA which represents professional b-ball players has said it’s had enough of trying to bargain with […]

  • NBA Scraps Rest of Preseason; First Two Weeks of Regular Season in Danger

    Oct 5, 11 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *NBA Commissioner David Stern, after a four-plus-hour labor meeting with the players’ union Tuesday closed with no deal, cancelled the last two weeks of the preseason and said he could scrap the first two weeks of the regular season if a deal doesn’t get done by Monday. “We’re disappointed,” Stern said. Stern said the league […]

  • Are You Ready for Some Football?! – NFL, Players Agree to Deal

    Jul 25, 11 by EurPublisher 1 Comment


    *The NFL and players have reached an agreement to end the lockout. The sides worked through the weekend, finally finishing the deal Monday morning, a person familiar with the negotiations told the Associated Press. If players sign off on the agreement Monday, NFL clubs would be able to start signing 2011 draft picks and rookie […]